Blizzard Wants To Know If Google’s DeepMind AI Can Conquer StarCraft II

Although competitive StarCraft is in decline, Blizzard is still trying to breathe some new life into its decades old RTS series. During the company’s keynote presentation yesterday at BlizzCon 2016, Blizzard’s president, Michael Morhaime announced, announced new co-op missions and a new co-op commander would be added to the game on November 22. More unexpectedly, he also said that the company would be partnering with Google’s DeepMind project to make StarCraft II a new frontier of competitive gaming AI research. Advertisement According to a report by Polygon, “Researchers interested in using the RTS game to test how AI responds to it will be able to do so early next year. Blizzard is working on modifications for the game that will allow researchers to build systems specifically for the purpose of…


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